Macek Family History

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Macek Name Meaning

Czech: from the personal name Macek, a pet form of the personal name Matej, from Latin Mathias or Matthaeus (see Matthew). Slovenian (Macek): from macek ‘cat’, hence probably a nickname denoting a cautious or handy, skillful person.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Malek, Marek, Masek, Macik, Jacek, Mace, Mack, Pacek, Vacek, Lacek

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Macek Family Origin

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Macek Family Occupations

What did your Macek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Macek. 14% of Macek men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Macek women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Macek were Machinist and Bench Hand

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
  • Bench Hand

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Macek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Macek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Macek census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Macek. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Macek. For the veterans among your Macek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Macek Life Expectancy

What is the average Macek lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Macek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Macek in 1954 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Macek

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